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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from October 15, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Oct12

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct12

It's My Park Day at Sherry Park

at Sherry Park (in Sherry Dog Run), Queens

12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Please come out and join the Friends of Sherry Park Dog Run as they paint benches, plant bulbs, and clean the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

Special Performance and Backstage Tour: Hansel and Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
City Parks Foundation is reserving 20 free seats to each 1:00 p.m. performance of "Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure." There will be a Backstage tour and…
Category: Kids, Theater, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Finding Your Poetic Voice

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Find your poetic voice through a series of exercises to help stimulate your senses.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct12

Preservation and Progress Tour of the Bowne House

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Get a first-hand look and progress update of the renovation at Flushing's own Bowne House.
Category: History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Free Guided Tours: From the Constitution to the Civil War

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come visit the home of this outspoken opponent of slavery. Fre Guided Tours of King Manor Museum. Last tour begins at 4:30 p.m. This event is part of the Historic House…
Category: History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Journey Through Queens History: Tour the Homestead & the Queens Historical Society

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Built in 1785, Kingsland Homestead is now the home of the Queens Historical Society. Tour the Kingsland Homestead and visit the gift shop to find out more about historic…
Category: Education, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival

Oct12

Tour of Jacob Tysen House (Presented by Historic Richmond Town)

at Judge Jacob Tysen House, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come visit and tour the Judge Jacob Tysen House.
Category: History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Tour of Voorlezer's House

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Tour the Voorlezer's House, the oldest wooden school house in North America, built by the Dutch Reformed Congregation.
Category: History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct12

Glass Painting Demonstration with Cristina Cipriani

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

1:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come and see the free art demonstrations for children and young adults by Cristina Cipriani, in the Latimer House's fall garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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